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Kids’ Day Entrepreneurship delivers holiday marketplace with lessons on money management

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Hands-on lessons in entrepreneurship evolved into a marketplace filled with tutus, bow ties, homemade slime, bath balm, soap bars and more at Kids’ Day Entrepreneurship, Friday, Dec. 333 more words

In St. Paul, NLC Leaders Host Afterschool Symposium

Today, in conjunction with the National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, NLC leaders convened four mayors in Saint Paul, Minnesota to explore how city officials and business leaders can partner with local afterschool and summer learning programs to address the “work force skills gap,” and help ensure local children and youth have the skills necessary to enter the 21st Century workforce. 654 more words


America's Next Great Workforce Begins with Afterschool

This is a guest post by Richard Leadbeater, State Government Industry Manager at Esri.

This week, the National League of Cities (NLC) is convening a symposium of mayors and corporate leaders to discuss and share their perspective on the workforce skills (that have been referred to as “soft skills” or social and emotional skills) gap — and how afterschool and summer learning can be a strategy to address this gap. 955 more words


Return of the Dirt Girls: Fostering Teamwork and Inclusion in the Garden

A little over a year ago, I established an after school club that I dubbed “Dirt Girls.” The decision to limit participation only to girls was initially motivated by the relative inequity in STEM fields. 520 more words

How Cities Are Helping Children Get The Nutrition They Need

It’s no secret that city leaders are committed to improving child nutrition and enrichment.

As part of the Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs… 770 more words


Best songs of 2013: Final - 10-1

Hi folks! Finally, this is the last part of 2013 list.

It was a challenge to do it, to list them from good to great. But I did, and I’m satisfied. 967 more words


Best songs of 2013: Part 5 - 20-11

Hello for you all on this nice Monday. I hope y’all good.

It’s getting close so here’s another part of my “Best songs of 2013” list and tbh, I’m really lacking imagination to write this introduction so how about we just go for it instead of reading any non-sensical phrases I’m about to put so let’s go: 756 more words